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Staff Nurse Peri-Anesthesia

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

About Sequoia Hospital - Hello Humankindness

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia's Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America's top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.

Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:

  • Heart Surgery
  • Maternity
  • Orthopedics

dignityhealth.org/sequoia

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity Health, the Perianesthesia Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for surgical and procedural patients. The PACU is a 24 hour, 7 day a week department with some hours covered by employees that are on Standby (Call). In addition to regular work hours, this position will be required to take call as needed to provide care for the patients. The Ambulatory Care Unit is only Open Monday through Friday and the last Saturday of each month for elective procedures. Peri-Anesthesia Registered Nurses work in both units as needed.

#RN@DH

Qualifications

Minimum Experience Qualifiations:

External Candidates: Minimum of one year of experience as a staff RN in an acute care hospital post-anesthesia care department within the last 5 years required

Internal Candidates: Minimum of 2 years critical care; Emergency department,ICU, or Cardiac surveillance Unit experiences.

American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) Certification Preferred

OR:

A registered nurse with documented successful completion, prior to hiring, of the program entitled: "Competency Based Orientation and Credentialing Program for the Registered Nurse in the Perianesthesia Setting" from ASPAN.

Education:

BSN preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/TRAINING: (required to be current at time of hire)

California licensure as a Registered Nurse. (RN)

Certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. (CT CPRBLS)

Certification in American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers. (CT ACLS)

Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for healthcare providers (CT PALS).

Keywords: Dignity Health, Redwood City , Staff Nurse Peri-Anesthesia, Other , Redwood City, California

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